October 14, 2012
Could there be something to the Hegelian dialectic, after all?
You remember what Marx saw in Hegels philosophy of history: thesis, antithesis, synthesis; rinse; repeat.
I think a lot of voters (particularly white voters) were hoping we had got as far along as the rinse cycle, what with the election of Barack Obama and all (racist America elects a BLACK man!), but Ive got this hunch were not nearly so far down the dialectical slalom.
Racism is still with us — even official racism. Its just taken...